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Inbred Strains of Mice: MK

MK

Inbr (Ty) 78. Colour ?. Origin: Mutation to mk (microcytic anaemia) in descendents of a cross between C57BL/6J and DBA/2J. From M.M.Dickie to Re in 1963. Segregates for a gene, mk, causing microcytic anaemia in homozygotes apparently due to a generalised impairment of cellular iron uptake. Maint. by Ty.



INBRED STRAINS OF MICE
Updated 9 Apr. 1998
Michael FW Festing
MRC Toxicology Unit, Hodgkin Building,
University of Leicester, UK

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